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Gladiators

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Audio BREAD & CIRCUSES (PART 1)

The poet Juvenal famously wrote:

The public has long since cast off its cares; the people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions...

Rome, Gladiators, Bread and Circuses, Venationes, Colosseum view
Image collection Victorious charioteer, Hunting scene, El Djem Amphitheatre, El Djem Amphitheatre, Damnatio ad bestias, Damnatio ad bestias, 'Riot in the Amphitheatre', Paestum tomb painting, Paestum tomb painting, Bread handouts, Gladiatorial 'stats', Pompeii Amphitheatre, Colosseum and Ludus Magnus, Colosseum, Gladiators, Damnatio ad bestias, Damnatio ad bestias, Beast hunt

These images illustrate the venues and activities associated with 'Bread and Circuses'.

Bread and Circuses, Roman architecture, Roman art, Amphitheatre, Gladiators, Venationes, Mosiac, Wall painting, Colosseum, Pompeii view
Audio BREAD AND CIRCUSES (PART 2)

This podcast is the second of two that give some information about 'Bread and Circuses' at Rome. In Part 2 we talk about what happened during the...

Rome, Bread and Circuses, Gladiators, Venationes, Colosseum, Chariot racing view
Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 2.8 - COMMENTARY

This link takes you to a commentary of Cicero Ad Familiares 2.8 (Section 6B(iii) of your course book), by Frank Frost Abbott.

Rome, Cicero, Pompey, Gladiators, Civil War view
Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 2.8 - TRANSLATION

This link takes to to a translation of Cicero Ad Familiares 2.8 (Section 6B(iii) of your course book).

Rome, Cicero, Pompey, Gladiators, Civil War view
Course Spartacus

This course offers the opportunity to study one of Ancient History's most intriguing characters, Spartacus, within the context of the history and...

Gladiators, Rome, slavery, spartacus view
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